Diligent Corporation and Steele Compliance Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Diligent Corporation and its subsidiary, Steele Compliance, regarding its recent data breach. The Diligent Corporation/Steele Compliance data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 1,100 employees.


Diligent Compliance is a company that specializes in governance software, board portal solutions, and other entity management products. Steele Compliance, now Diligent Corporation, is a software company that offers ethics and compliance management to its customers. In February 2021, Diligent Corporation acquired San Francisco-based Steele Compliance. Headquartered in New York, New York, Diligent Corporation also has offices in Washington DC, London, and other locations around the world. Diligent was founded in 1994 and has over 1,500 employees.


On or about May 21, 2022, Diligent Corporation discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in the Steele Compliance system may have been accessed. On June 22, 2022, Diligent began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Human Resources records
  • Email address
  • Mailing address

If you are a current or former employee of Steele Compliance, now Diligent Corporation:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Diligent Corporation data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Diligent Corporation;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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